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Protesters want 100-home plan near Oakhaven Hospice thrown out

Protesters want 100-home plan near Oakhaven Hospice thrown out

Protesters want 100-home plan near Oakhaven Hospice thrown out

01 July 2019

Lymington Society (LS) and the Pennington and Lymington Lanes Society (PALLS) campaigners grapple with traffic on Ridgeway Lane CAMPAIGNERS furious that…


Taxi drivers must pass extra 'safeguarding' test after national abuse cases

Taxi drivers must pass extra 'safeguarding' test after national abuse cases

Taxi drivers must pass extra 'safeguarding' test after national abuse cases

19 June 2019

Taxi drivers will have to pass a safeguarding test to refresh or get a new licence NEW FOREST taxi drivers will have to pass a new “safeguarding” test…


Power station developers have 'fight on their hands' to demolish landmark chimney

Power station developers have 'fight on their hands' to demolish landmark chimney

Power station developers have 'fight on their hands' to demolish landmark chimney

05 June 2019

The green light has been given to demolish Fawley power station and its landmark tower DEVELOPERS of a new smart city proposed on the site of the former…


Leave your dog in the car and we'll call the police, council warns drivers

Leave your dog in the car and we'll call the police, council warns drivers

Leave your dog in the car and we'll call the police, council warns drivers

04 June 2019

NFDC traffic wardens will call the police for dogs stuck in hot cars (Photo: stock image) PARKING wardens in the New Forest who find dogs locked in cars…


Tories urge Lib Dems to cool down in row over 'climate emergency' action

Tories urge Lib Dems to cool down in row over 'climate emergency' action

Tories urge Lib Dems to cool down in row over 'climate emergency' action

28 May 2019

New Forest District Council's Appletree Court HQ CONSERVATIVES were accused by Liberal Democrats of pushing climate change action “into the undergrowth”…


Top jobs shared out in first New Forest council meeting since elections

Top jobs shared out in first New Forest council meeting since elections

Top jobs shared out in first New Forest council meeting since elections

25 May 2019

New Forest District Council at Appletree Court, Lyndhurst (Photo: Chris Balcombe) THE first meeting of New Forest District Council since the local elections…


Rise of the hairy caterpillars prompts bank holiday health warning

Rise of the hairy caterpillars prompts bank holiday health warning

Rise of the hairy caterpillars prompts bank holiday health warning

24 May 2019

The hairs of the brown-tail moth caterpillar can cause skin irritation or even breathing difficulties PEOPLE out and about this bank holiday weekend have…


Petition demanding parking improvements prompts enforcement pledge

Petition demanding parking improvements prompts enforcement pledge

Petition demanding parking improvements prompts enforcement pledge

09 May 2019

A petition was launched to improve parking in Fordingbridge (Photo: stock image) PARKING patrols are to be stepped up in Fordingbridge after hundreds…


Developer blames giant bush for 'uncomfortable' building blunder

Developer blames giant bush for 'uncomfortable' building blunder

Developer blames giant bush for 'uncomfortable' building blunder

04 May 2019

The plans were for seven houses in Holbury in Fawley (stock image) A DEVELOPER which built a terrace of houses too close to neighbours has been allowed…


New Forest Tories stay in charge but Liberal Democrats promise fresh scrutiny

New Forest Tories stay in charge but Liberal Democrats promise fresh scrutiny

New Forest Tories stay in charge but Liberal Democrats promise fresh scrutiny

03 May 2019

Victorious New Forest Liberal Democrats at the election count at Applemore leisure centre THE leader of the Liberal Democrat group has hailed the party’s…


New Forest Conservatives retain power amid Liberal Democrat revival

New Forest Conservatives retain power amid Liberal Democrat revival

New Forest Conservatives retain power amid Liberal Democrat revival

03 May 2019

NFDC leader Cllr Barry Rickman as the election results came in THE Conservatives have held on to power on New Forest District Council last night despite…


Tories' dominance faces challenge as voters go to the polls

Tories' dominance faces challenge as voters go to the polls

Tories' dominance faces challenge as voters go to the polls

02 May 2019

Polling stations open at 7am and close at 10pm today (Thursday) VOTERS are going to the polls today (Thursday) with the ruling Conservatives facing a…


Campaigners look to Quiet Lanes status to resist 100-home plan

Campaigners look to Quiet Lanes status to resist 100-home plan

Campaigners look to Quiet Lanes status to resist 100-home plan

27 April 2019

Protesters last year with PALLS chair Bruce Tindall (left) and march organiser George Trevelyan CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans for 100 homes in the green…


Jobs promise wins industrial units place in the green belt

Jobs promise wins industrial units place in the green belt

Jobs promise wins industrial units place in the green belt

23 April 2019

Gordleton Industrial Park off Sway Road, Pennington A SET of industrial units has been allowed in the green belt in Pennington to help boost the local…


Stuck truck fires up campaign against 100-home development plan

Stuck truck fires up campaign against 100-home development plan

Stuck truck fires up campaign against 100-home development plan

15 April 2019

The truck went into a ditch in Ridgeway Lane, Pennington A COUNCIL truck that got wedged in a ditch on a narrow road in Lymington proves the danger of…


Conservative election candidate stands down over Brexit delay

Conservative election candidate stands down over Brexit delay

Conservative election candidate stands down over Brexit delay

12 April 2019

Former candidate Philip Fawkes shakes hands with Conservative Cllr Alexis McEvoy at a previous election count A CONSERVATIVE local election candidate…


Tories only party to field full slate of local election candidates

Tories only party to field full slate of local election candidates

Tories only party to field full slate of local election candidates

10 April 2019

New Forest District Council's Appletree Court HQ in Lyndhurst THE Conservatives are the only party able to win a full majority on New Forest District…


Protests against New Forest leisure centres 'privatisation' plan

Protests against New Forest leisure centres 'privatisation' plan

Protests against New Forest leisure centres 'privatisation' plan

04 April 2019

Protesters at Lymington leisure centre PROTESTERS gathered outside public leisure centres across the New Forest to demonstrate against plans to hand over…


Tractor called in to clear pile of rubbish dumped in Calshot

Tractor called in to clear pile of rubbish dumped in Calshot

Tractor called in to clear pile of rubbish dumped in Calshot

03 April 2019

A TRACTOR had to be brought in to help clear a huge pile of fly-tipped rubbish dumped in Calshot...


Parties kick off campaigns for New Forest and Christchurch local elections in May

Parties kick off campaigns for New Forest and Christchurch local elections in May

Parties kick off campaigns for New Forest and Christchurch local elections in May

01 April 2019

New Forest District Council's Appletree Court HQ in Lyndhurst POLITICIANS in the New Forest have kicked off their campaigns for the local elections on…


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